Tornado of 1897: Names of Those Killed

The April 9 issue of the Chandler Publicist states that 13 people had died plus 30 horses.

The Chandler News for 16 April 1897 carries the following article:

The Victims of the Cyclone: Something About the Lives that Were Lost in the Terrible Storm of March 30th

"Chandler has become a city of cave dwellers," stated the Editor. 

Names listed (not including infants): 

Dawson, John
Demoss, E.
Getinger, Emma
Grissinger, Emily
Johnson, David C.; Mrs. P. C. Johnson and children, Nelson Johnson and Elsie Johnson
Lee, Mrs. H. C. 
Smith, Mrs. Tom
Woodyard, Mr. and Mrs. James Woodyard and child

Added 23 April 1897: Alexander Bishop (buried in Wright Cemetery)

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